STEM Challenges Activity Cards (STEM Challenges Activity Cards)
The STEM Challenge Set is divided into 3 branches of Science: Physical, Life and Earth & Space. A sampling of activities includes making a rock, digging out fossils (chocolate chips from a cookie), move water from one cup to the other without pouring or touching it, building a bridge and more.
Cultivate an interest in STEM by providing simple, fun challenges and activities.
STEM Challenges for grades 2-5 provides a fun way to enhance STEM learning in the classroom. These activity cards include 30 challenge cards"10 each for the three categories of physical science, life science, and earth and space science. Designed to capture a student's attention, challenges are diverse, simple, and easy to complete and include these fun activities: creating structures and bridges, experimenting with camouflage, learning how to dig for "fossils," and more.
Help students go full STEAM ahead with grab-and-go activities! STEM Challenges offers an engaging way to get students interested in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Each challenge card features two sides"the front side includes the challenge and a visual list of materials needed to complete the challenge. The back of the card is ideal for extended learning and includes hints, questions, and explanations of the science behind the challenge. Each activity uses common materials and can be completed individually or during whole-class instruction.
STEM Challenges helps teachers integrate STEM into the classroom by providing hands-on activities that appeal to students. Because of the child-friendly text and the visual materials lists, these easy, but fun, activities can be completed independently, in small groups, or as a whole-class activity. The activities require common materials so students or teachers can "grab and go!" Don't forget to check out the Seasonal STEM Challenges set for more fun ways to learn STEM.
Bringing STEM alive to children need not be drudgery for you or them! Let's face it, the purpose of STEM is not only to teach children scientific processes and thinking but also to EXCITE and ENGAGE them in the sciences!
Using commonly found items, these double-sided cards provide a clear challenge and visual list of
supplies on one side, and extension questions, hints and simple explanations of the science on the reverse side. Activities are easy to implement, and can be completed with an individual child or group. Each boxed set includes 30 glossy cardstock cards that measure 7 ¾" x 5 ½', and divider tabs. Flexible for homeschool families, co-ops, library programs, and learning centers.~ Deanne